Gellert Spa Baths
XI. Kelenhegyi út 4-6. Open: 6am - 6pm.
One of most popular baths for tourists coming to Budapest. The medicinal spring here was already famed in the 13th century. The spa is decorated with a wealth of original Art Nouveau furnishings, artistic mosaics, stained glass windows and sculptures, although the interior of the hotel built alongside has lost many of these fittings over the years.
Kiraly Medicinal Bath
II. Fő u. 82 - 84. Open: Women:Mon.,Wed.,Fri.:7am-6pm, Men:Tue.,Thur.,Sat.:9am-8pm.
It is believed that a start was made on building the bath by Pasha of Buda Arslan in 1565. It is one of the few remaining monuments from the Turkish times, receiving the visitor in all the original magnificence of a period Ottoman palace of bathing.
Rudas Medicinal Baths and Swimming pool
I., Döbrentei tér 9. Open: Swimming pool: Mon. - Fri.: 6am - 6pm, Sat.: 6am - 1pm, ( Bp. Card). Thermal bath: Mon. - Fri.: 6am - 8pm, Sat.: 6am - 1pm. Tub bath section: Mon. - Fri.: 6am - 7pm, Sat.: 6am - 1pm.
The bath was built in 1550, and then reconstructed by Pasha Sokoli Mustafa in 1566. Some of the Turkish-period features are still used today: the octagonal pool, the four small corner pools, each with water of a different temperature, and the characteristic Turkish dome.
Lukacs Medical Bath and Swimming Pool
II. Frankel Leó u. 25 - 29.
Open: all year round
Mixed thermal department: Mon - Fri. :6am - 7pm, Sat.,Sun.:6am - 1pm
Swimming pool: Mon - Fri.: :6am - 7pm, Sat.,Sun.:6am - 5pm
In addition to the medicinal bath section of the bathing complex built in th 19th century, the swimming pool is also very popular, attracting writers and artists among its regular clients. The 1800-squaremetre park with trees, many of wich are centuries old, is an ideal place for relaxing.
Szechenyi Spa Bath
XIV., Állatkerti út 11. Open: Men's and women's thermal baths, swimming pool: daily 6am - 7pm (October - April: 6am - 5pm).
One of the largest bathing complexes in Europe, the premier medicinal bath of Pest- Its thermal springs were discovered in 1879; they are the deepest and hottest ( 74 - 75 C. ) thermal wells in the capital. The neo - Baroque baths were built in1913, the swimming pool in 1927. The open - air sections with their pleasantly warm waters are equally popular in winter.